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Young Women in Finance Internship Program

Locations: La Asunción, Provincia de Heredia Job Function: Finance Employee Status: University Programs Job ID: 80007028

You're the brains behind our work.
You’re ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, we know that success can’t come without growth. Our program equips you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team, and establish a long-term career here. At Citi, we value internal mobility, and career growth is not a question of if, but when.
Citi is looking for talented students to launch a diversity program to promote women incursion, participation and growth in Finance careers through social innovation.

Joining the Financial Planning & Analysis team at the Costa Rica Analytical Center will give you the opportunity to learn and build a career in the banking business while improving your quantitative and analytical skills by tackling challenges in a dynamic environment. By getting hands-on experience and working under a financial analyst and different sector and teams you will be able to understand and follow financial trends.

Your time here will look something like this...
The Young Women & Finance Internship program begins in October with a range of different training sessions providing the students with and overview of Citi in which they will learn about various divisions of the bank and will gain insight into the working environment and understanding of the culture of the business.
This program will also provide mentoring and networking opportunities with financial analysts and Senior Women meetings where they’d host discussions and answer questions about their careers and life experiences. The students will also receive real-world work, and will be expected to add value to their teams during the 7 weeks so they can develop skills required to interact with senior management and staff (for example: managers, senior associates and office staff) in a professional manner as well as gain working knowledge about different financial policies (i.e. credit, receivables, treasury and inventory policies of the company and the administration of all of them) and internal and external financial reporting procedure used by the company.

The program concludes with the presentation of their accomplishments and lessons learned to the FP&A Senior Lead team and eventually top performing students could be considered for a full time entry level financial analyst role if required by the unit.

We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.
The participation in this seven weeks’ internship will allow the students to explore different work environments and organizational cultures, learn to interact with diverse personalities, and assist in determining if they are well-suited to career opportunities in this field.
Also, you will be developing the ability to identify and evaluate key elements of multiple dimensions and perspectives impacting performance. In time, you will improve your understanding of the interrelatedness of all these aspects to provide a high-end quantitative/qualitative analysis.

We want to hear from you if...
You are in your last year of Technical High School and will obtain a Technical degree in Banking and Finance field

It is preferred you are fully bilingual (English-Spanish) and have strong communication skills (both written and verbal) at all organizational levels

Who we think will be a great fit...
We’re looking for motivated individuals, who are eager to start their career in Finance, that has a desire to learn, have intellectual curiosity and good knowledge in accounting, economics, banking and finance.
We’ll also be looking for the following:


Knowledge of the basic principles and practices of banking and financial analysis

Resiliency to work in a challenging and changing, high volume, fast-paced environment

Keen interest in business and economic environment

Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint skills

Ability to collaborate within a team while being able to work independently as an individual contributor

Ability to question status quo and open-minded

Great attitude towards the job and team

Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy and time management skills

Must be able to collect, evaluate and interpret data, in both statistical and narrative form

Should be capable of preparing files and maintaining records and documentation

Understanding of Banking & Finance products and markets is preferable but not essential

Commitment to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive information with tact, discretion, and integrity

Ability to maintain a sense of urgency and execute quickly and efficiently

Ability to present information in a clear, creative, and persuasive manner